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Asfandyar Anis Khattak

Folk & Fusion Dancer in Islamabad

Khattaks and Dance: 1550 to date

PRESENTED ON APR 29, 2018
IN ISLAMABAD @ VOL 5

Asfandyar Anis Khattak’s presentation is about the history of the Khattak tribe of Pashtun and the origins of the Khattak dance. How the warriors of the tribe performed it as part of their war preparation. He also speaks about his passion for dance and his fusion of classical Indian dance with the Khattak dance. 

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